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Thomas Thorp's Book

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Date: 1825 to 1920
Location: Michiganmap
Surnames/tags: Michigan Thorpe Hart
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Notes from transcription of births and deaths of his children in his Bible.

Thomas Thorp's Book

"Bible was rebound by L. Symons of Flint [Michigan] for Elizabeth Dean for $4. Records in big N.T. Bible. 'Thomas Thorp's book, May 14th 1825 Friskney, Lincolnshire.' "

Information copied by Jill Perry about 1980 from hand written transciption made by Viola Hart (circa 1960-1970). Her records did not note who owned the Bible at the time her transcription was made.



Jane Thorp June 10, 1830 6 am

William Savoy October 2, 1832 11:30 am

John Clinton September 13, 1834 6:30 am

Mary Ann April 20, 1837 8 am

Susanna December 20, 1839 9:30 am

William Henry Harrison September 21, 1842 1 am

Silas Edwin Hubal March 15, 1845 6 am

Charles Wellington Albert January 27, 1847 3:30 am

Sarah E. May 22, 1850 1 am


Thomas Thorp July 28, 1850 (Cholera, Pontiac)

Elizabeth Dean May 12, 1886 (cancer and pneumonia)

William Savoy Thorp 1835

Jane Thorp Clark May 4, 1856 (Childbirth)

Susanah Thorp Lane August 12, 1899 (appoplex)

Mary Ann Thorp Savage August 1907 (paralysis)

John C. Thorp August 6, 1907 (kidney and bladder)

Myron Lucian Lane (husband of Susanah Thorp) died April 17, 1899

Research Notes

Later deaths not recorded in Bible:

Mary Ann died 27 August 1907 - incomplete death date recorded.

Charles 14 August 1909

Sarah 14 April 1912

William 10 August 1912

Edwin 28 March 1920

Death Certificates

The following children had official death records that could be compared to the Bible information:

Surname appears to have been "Thorp" and changed to "Thorpe" in later records.

John Clinton Thorp - birth 13 September 1834 and death 6 August 1907 match. Surname Thorpe.

Mary Ann (Thorp) Savage - birth 20 April 1837 matches. Father Thorpe.

Susanah (Thorp) Lane - incomplete birth information on death record. Father Thorp. Informant does not appear to be family member. Death date 12 August 1899 matches.

William H.H. Thorpe - birth 22 September 1842 on death record vs. 21 September 1842 Bible record.* Surname Thorpe.

S. Edwin H. Thorp - birth 15 March 1845 matches. Surname Thorpe.

Charles W.A. Thorpe - Died at the Eastern Michigan Asylum - incomplete birth information on death record. Surname Thorp.

Sarah E. (Thorp) Hart - birth 22 May 1850 matches. Father Thorp.

Myron Lucian Lane - Death 27 April 1899 on death record vs. 17 April 1899 Bible record.*

  • These differences could be errors in the transcriptions.



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